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6-April-2009

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Chile should create more and better jobs to cut poverty and inequality, says OECD

Chile should invest more in employment and active social policies in order to reduce its high levels of income inequality and poverty, according to a new OECD report.

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4-March-2009

English

Sweden’s sickness and disability reforms on track but could be improved, says OECD

Sweden’s ongoing reforms of its sickness and disability policies are a step in the right direction but more needs to be done if they are to live up to their promise, according to a new OECD report.

3-March-2009

English

OECD tracks gender inequality in developing countries

In many countries, tradition and culture pose obstacles to women’s economic development, so understanding their impact is a key to effective development policies.

7-January-2009

English

Asian countries should reform their pension systems, says OECD

Many Asian countries will need to reform their pension systems in order to deliver sustainable and adequate retirement incomes for today’s workers, according to a new OECD report.

7-January-2009

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Pensions in Asia/Pacific - Ageing Asia must face its pension problems

Many of Asia's retirement-income systems are ill prepared for the rapid population ageing that will occur over the next two decades.

7-March-2008

English

OECD promotes the economic and social benefits of gender equity

Family-friendly workplace practices and attention to gender equity in hiring and management help to improve productivity and economic performance, OECD studies show.

29-November-2007

German

Beruf und Familie sind in Deutschland nur schwer unter einen Hut zu bringen

Babies and Bosses: obwohl Deutschland im OECD-Vergleich einen großen Anteil seiner Wirtschaftsleistung in die Unterstützung von Familien und Kindern investiert, leben hierzulande mehr Kinder in wirtschaftlich prekären Verhältnissen als in den meisten anderen OECD-Ländern. Ein wichtiger Grund dafür ist, dass der Staat in Deutschland für Kinder zwar vergleichsweise großzügige finanzielle Zuschüsse gewährt, aber nur in geringem Umfang

15-November-2006

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Weitere Reformen würden das schweizerische Sozialsystem stärken

Krankheit, Invalidität und Arbeit: Die Schweiz sollte die Krankentagegeldversicherung für alle Arbeitnehmer obligatorisch machen und die Krankenständen systematisch messen und managen, um den Verbleib kranker Arbeitnehmer im Arbeitsmarkt zu forcieren. Zu diesem Schluss kommt der OCED-Bericht „Krankheit, Invalidität und Arbeit: Hemmnisse abbauen – Norwegen, Polen und Schweiz“, in dem die Politiken der drei Länder in Bezug auf Krankheit

22-March-2005

English

OECD Social Affairs Ministers to discuss pensions and welfare issues - Paris 31 March-1 April

Is poverty inevitable? Should people help themselves or rely on the state? Can we afford to pay pensions to people who retire with several decades of life expectancy ahead of them? Such issues will be at the heart of talks between OECD Social Affairs Ministers in Paris on 31 March-1 April 2005

16-May-2002

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Consiglio dell'OCSE a livello Ministeriale, 15-16 Maggio 2002. Comunicato finale

The OECD Council at Ministerial level met on 15-16 May 2002, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt of Belgium, assisted by the vice-chairs from Spain, Mr. Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, Vice-President of the Government and Ministe...

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